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Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 12:00am EDT
reporting. >>> also tonight, 50 years after the march on washington, old warriors and a new generation unite to consider the long path of progress and the road ahead. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. it could change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. >> caller: the water -- it requires this new warning. >> the pressure tonight continues to build on syria as other nations demand an investigation into suspicions of a chemical weapons attack. you've seen those gruesome pictures that show hundreds of dead men, women and children and they have raised alarm. while other violence have claimed many more lives and many more made homeless. >>> the united nations reports that child refugees have reached 1 million and satellite images of the az zaaingstari refugee camp. >> the united nations says over half the syrian refugees in jordan are under the age o
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 9:00pm EDT
was recreated here in washington today. tens of thousands gathered in front of the lincoln memorial, quite an act of that famous day in 1963 when martin luther king jr. claimed he had a dream. the march on washington were not simply freedom and civil rights but also good jobs and fair wages. and today, president obama picked up on those same themes. >> what does a profit of a man dr. king would ask, to sit at an integrated lunch counter if he can't afford the meal. this idea that one's liberty is linked to one's livelihood. that the pursuit of happiness requires the dignity of work, the skills to find work, decent pay, some measure of material security, this idea was not new. lincoln himself understood the declaration of independence in such terms. as a promise that, in due time, the weight should be lifted from the shoulders of all men. and that all should have an equal chance. and dr. king explained that the goals of african americans were identical to working people of all races. decent wages, fair working conditions. livable housing. full aid and security, health and welfare measures,
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 4:00am EDT
to a dallas church where 21 people have gotten sick so far. >>> celebrating the march on washington mall. where dr. martin luther king called for equal rights for all. thank you so much, i'm morgan radford. [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of our generation. [[voiceover]] it would be the world's greatest library under one digital roof. but at what cost? >>google could hold the whole world hostage. [[voiceover]] al jazeera america presents google and the world brain. can you say stocktopussy? g102 2 more news. ♪ >>> and welcome back. late summer heat wave has prompted many schools across the events. heat stroke is a leading cause of death among athletes, and it is a particular concern for high school football players and their parents at this time of year. one high school in georgia set up new rules after a devastating loss for their team. >> reporter: it's at the
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 9:00pm EDT
with us. it was an absolutely gob smacker of a vote. one that quickly reverberate here in washington, and one that may force the hand of the u.s. president. late today the british parliament to be the step of saying no to prime minister it will not support british participation in a military strike against syria. the fierce response wasn't just a surprise, it was nearly unprecedented to a pettish leader seeking to support his american ally. >> the origin question was the motion on syria, and the use of chemical weaponed as published in corrected form, since when an amendment has been moved. the question is that the amendment be made. as many say eh. >> eh. >> on the contrary no. >> no. >> and the raucous response could foreshadow more trouble, not just for the british prime minister, but for the white house as well. while president obama has taken great pains to say he has not made a decision about action against syria yet, plenty of signals suggests he does plan to move forward. sheila is back with us tonight. and whether things are going the way we thought. >> welt, joy, the result
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 9:00pm EDT
with washington tonight that western powers are gearing up for some kind of military strike against the government of bashar al-assad. tell us what all of this means. and what is going to happen next? >> the white house insists that the president has not yet made a decision to go ahead with military strikes. you would not know that from the rhetoric with -- from the white house, and vice president biden saying the syrian regime needs to be held accountable. [ no audio ] >> obviously we're having some technical problems. sheila maybe you can explain some of what we have heard through the day. we saw vice president biden speaking. what was his message today? >> basically, again, very, very strong language and dropped the little qualifier that secretary of state kerry used yesterday, telling this audience that there was absolutely no deniability that the syrian regime was responsible and that the syrian regime needed to be held accountable. again, very strong words coming from the u.s. administration, aimed straight at damascus and syrian's allies. at the same time we have the build up or collection
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 12:00am EDT
brain. ♪ >>> it is an emotional week here in washington as the city marks the 50th anniversary of dr. martin luther king jr's i have a dream speech. which was delivered on the steps of the lincoln memorial. but there was another message from dr. king that historians agree set in motion a revolutionary movement, one which lead to the march on washington. tonight the story of the letter from a birmingham jail. >> when you were coming to birmingham in 1963, you were coming to ku klux klan country. birmingham had nor unsolved bombings of negro homes and churches than any other city in the nation. the ku klux klan and racial segregationalists were not about to let some negro preacher from atlanta or some group of demonstrators either in birmingham or outside the state to come and change their way of life. this is our place. this is our power. how dare you come in and want to take -- share our power from us. >> it was some very dark days in birmingham, alabama. >> in birmingham then the police fear. >> they had intimidated the working black people, and dr. king knew that. the movement was
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, and nothing is receiving more serious scrutiny. >> sharp words from washington leave little doubt what the u.s. thinks happened to these syrian victims. now focus turns to how and when the world will respond. >>> and the threat to california's most mighty residents. the enormous blazes that have also triggered fears for san francisco's water supply. also tonight we're keeping up the fight for chicago. a community left in a constant state of mourning and wondering how will the violence ever end? >> i'm so tired of doing funerals of young men getting killed through gun violence whether by th the police or anor gang. it just wears you down. [♪ music ] >> good evening, and welcome to america tonight. i'm ow joie chen. we start with a high stakes for the united states and the international community. it was these picture, gruesome, grizzly images, hundreds of men, women and children fell by something a week ago that has led increased pressure on damascus to explain and the european capitol to respond. secretary of state john kerry lowered the boom all but warning syrian leaders to expect a mili
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 9:00pm EDT
's all in the timing. washington sends its firmest signals yet that it intends to act. >> they are watching. they want to see whether the united states and our friends mean what we say. >> back to school and adding up the risks. chicago students seek safe passage to class. >> it be glasses on the floor and the drugs. you have to walk through all of that danger and it's very carry. >>> also tonight, losing control. a burst of heat threatens to fuel a new round of california wildfires. ♪ >>> and good evening, thanks for being with us, i'm joie chen. while the timing remains a mystery, the white house laid down some clear markers about the actions against syria. both president obama and his chief diplomat, secretary of state john kerry had high confidence that the syrian government used chemical weapons against its own people and set fairly clear guidelines in place about how it intends to hold damascus responsible. the president tossed in a small caveat saying he didn't make a final decision. sheila macvicar is here. is there a time line in place. >>> well, it's saturd
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am EDT
in washington very closely, but he said attention must be paid to what is happening here. >> these persons, they're human beings. they are human beings. the fact they're someone's dad, brother, whatever the case may be, they're humans. >> reporter: the reform will come too late for the nameless ones resting beneath the sand. >> that report from our friend rob reynolds. when we return a mother's terror when her child does not return home. >> every time one of my kids walk out the house i fear it. just pray that they come in. and one didn't come in. >> another family in mourning. the fight in chicago, we'll take a first-hand look of the human and emotional toll of gun violence next. >>> what happens when social media uncovers unheard, >> and now stories making headlines on america tonight. a deadly raid in the west bank delays a round of highly anticipated peace talks . an issu in issue, israel's decision to move forward with development of settle ments. >>> in mexico a train rerails known as the beast. the train was traveling 2 mph when it derailed. >>> the sentencing phase for convicted fort hoo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 9:00pm EDT
homes. washington state police are on the lookout for a teenager suspected of beating an 88-year-old world war ii veteran to death. suspect approached delbert belton and beat him he died. steve ballmer is stepping down as tells us about any help for recovery. recovery needs to be done. >> "whose wal-mart is it? our wal-mart!" "who's number one?! the customer always!" when we operate for less and we buy for less, we can pass those savings on to our customers through everyday low prices. welcome huuuuugh jackman! >> total revenue i believe every year: 400 billion dollars. having low prices drives traffic to our stores, and increases sales >> please welcome john legend! john legend: thank you! which then allows us to lower expenses, and lower prices again please welcome tom cruise! >> around the globe wal-mart is
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